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ZTE's next phone will have gigabit download speeds

ZTE's next phone will have gigabit download speeds China's ZTE has announced the launch of the Gigabit Phone, a device that offers extremely fast connectivity at 1Gbps, as well as a few other nifty features.Besides the amazing download speeds — ZTE did not share details of how the phone will achieve such fast connectivity — the Gigabit Phone will also have the ability to create panoramic, 360-degree video, and it will come with "instant cloud storage.

Vandals removed all the train seats in this carriage and stacked 'em gently

Vandals removed all the train seats in this carriage and stacked 'em gently You need a "DGAF" attitude to start vandalising public property, but whoever did this is on a whole new level of ennui.A train carriage near Sydney, Australia had its seats pulled off, then stacked so they perfectly blocked one end of a train's exit.

Heroic dog 'Oddball' dies after a long life, protecting tiny penguins

Heroic dog 'Oddball' dies after a long life, protecting tiny penguins Last week, a dog died.Not just any dog.

Ashton Kutcher wants the haters to know: Ending child trafficking is his job

Ashton Kutcher wants the haters to know: Ending child trafficking is his job Ashton Kutcher wants you to know what his day job is.The one-time film star appeared before the Senate Foreign Relations Committee Wednesday to talk about his efforts to combat human trafficking and child exploitation, as well his other "day job" — being the father of two children.

Stores are already selling the 'LOL' shirt worn by North Korea 'assassin'

Stores are already selling the 'LOL' shirt worn by North Korea 'assassin' A white shirt bearing the phrase "LOL" worn by the woman suspected to have killed Kim Jong-nam was briefly sold online, before it was later taken down.The shirt went on sale on Wednesday, less than a day after grainy surveillance camera pictures of the suspect emerged.

'Legion' recap: Episode 2 keeps us guessing

'Legion' recap: Episode 2 keeps us guessing Legion’s second episode, “Chapter 2,” presented one fantastic foil for our hero David Haller: Jeremie Harris’s character Ptonomy, who appeared in the premiere but wasn’t properly introduced until now.Where David has trouble remembering even crucial moments in his life, Ptonomy recalls everything that’s ever happened to him.

Now you can get magically stupefied in a 'Harry Potter'-themed pub

Now you can get magically stupefied in a 'Harry Potter'-themed pub After the successful launch of a Curb Your Enthusiasm eatery and a Seinfeld-themed cafe, the city of Melbourne, Australia, is now being treated to a Harry Potter pub, because if there's one thing that beats regular Harry Potter, it's drunk Harry Potter.A pre-existing establishment called Good Things will rebrand into a Potter-themed pub called The Firewhisky Inn for one magical weekend.

Twitter is putting some users in the time-out corner

Twitter is putting some users in the time-out corner Be warned boys and girls: If you act out, Twitter's going to put you in the naughty corner.For at least one week, the platform has been temporarily limiting some users' accounts for "potentially abusive behavior.

Twitter is going nuts over this cheating ex video

Twitter is going nuts over this cheating ex video Grab a pillow, you're going to need something to punch and/or scream into.Every now and again, a video comes along that gets the people fired up, but rarely does mere Twitter content take you on a man-hating emotional rollercoaster quite like this.

Jack Dorsey is ready to give Twitter an AI makeover

Jack Dorsey is ready to give Twitter an AI makeover Jack Dorsey thinks AI-driven personalization could be the solution to Twitter's problems.While Twitter has not previously talked much about artificial intelligence, Dorsey said a new emphasis on machine learning and AI internally has helped make the service easier to understand and more relevant to its users.

The Bard's Tale Remastered Editions Could Surface Yet

The Bard's Tale Remastered Editions Could Surface Yet Yesterday, that the agreement between inXile Entertainment and Olde Skuul to deliver remastered editions of the original The Bard's Tale trilogy was far from set in stone, and that the promised enhanced versions of the classic RPGs might not ever be released.But that story just might have changed today, as PC Gamer is suggesting that she's willing to deliver them yet.

Santana apologises for Beyoncé diss but when will he apologise for 'Smooth' feat. Rob Thomas?

Santana apologises for Beyoncé diss but when will he apologise for 'Smooth' feat. Rob Thomas? Interesting theory, Carlos Santana.OK, Carlos Santana.

Your clever tech won't save you from health-damaging climate change

Your clever tech won't save you from  health-damaging climate change This question was explored by epidemiologist Tony McMichael at the Australian National University, who died in 2014, leaving his work Climate Change and the Health of Nations unfinished.How could climate change contribute and amplify ill health, as you write in the book?

This 7-year-old is not giving up after Google CEO's sweet rejection letter

This 7-year-old is not giving up after Google CEO's sweet rejection letter After an apparently very influential career talk with her father, 7-year-old Chloe Bridgewater decided to go where many hopeful job seekers have gone before: the Google careers page.After submitting her version of an application to work at Google (addressed to "google boss"), she waited for a response.

Strangers' serendipitous tattoo discovery launches a search for love

Strangers' serendipitous tattoo discovery launches a search for love Than-NO WAY' on her outstretched arm was a tattoo very similar to my own," wrote imgur user Graphight.Even the barista was like 'No way!

Watch this horrifying redback spider take out a snake

Watch this horrifying redback spider take out a snake An auto shop called North Vic Engines in Cobram, Australia had an unexpected visit from a baby snake on Wednesday.Sadly for the snake, the shop's local redback spider was there to get rid of the intruder.

'Arrow' tackles the gun debate to 'start a conversation'

'Arrow' tackles the gun debate to 'start a conversation' In the '80s, you could barely go a week without encountering a "Very Special Episode" of your favorite network sitcom or drama series.We felt that gun violence felt like the right topic, A: because of its topicality, but also because of the level of gun violence that is on Arrow.

Victor Vran: Overkill Edition Announced

Victor Vran: Overkill Edition Announced 2015's action RPG Victor Vran will be getting an "Overkill Edition" later this year, as indicated in a new press release sent out by Wired Productions and Haemimont Games today.The Overkill Edition will bring the game to consoles for the first time, and will include two expansions (Fractured Worlds and Motörhead: Through the Ages) to give those of you who picked it up after the initial release something new to look forward to.

Vikings: Wolves of Midgard Release Date Announced

Vikings: Wolves of Midgard Release Date Announced Not only did the following press release bring news that Games Farm's Vikings: Wolves of Midgard will be released globally and on all platforms on March 24th, but it was also accompanied by a new 92-second video featuring a variety of new gameplay footage from the action RPG.Check it out: Did that pique your interest?

Apparently Drake stepped up to offer a man help during a police incident

Apparently Drake stepped up to offer a man help during a police incident What's Drake up to, this week?on Sunday night, Drake's tour bus encountered a roadblock caused by a man threatening to jump off a bridge.